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‘Virat Kohli should bat at…’: Mohammad Kaif wants changes in India’s opening combination at T20 World Cup 2024 | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: After Virat Kohli's consecutive lacklustre performances in the T20 World Cup 2024, former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif has suggested a change in Kohli's batting order. According to Kaif, Kohli should occupy the number three spot, with Rishabh Pant opening alongside Indian skipper Rohit Sharma.SEE ALSO: T20 WORLD CUP 2024 Schedule | Points TableIn a video posted on X', Kaif stated, "I believe Virat Kohli should bat at number three.He has been opening in these seaming conditions where batting is not easy, unlike the flat pitches in the IPL. He plays excellently and aggressively, but perhaps here, he shouldn't play aggressively; maybe he should play to save his wicket."Justifying that Kohli would be able to play his natural game at number three, Kaif further explained, "At numb...

‘Kohli will have to…’: Kaif’s strike-rate advice for Virat ahead of Pakistan clash | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif stated that star batter Virat Kohli will need to adjust his strike rate during the highly anticipated ICC T20 World Cup clash against Pakistan in New York on Sunday.After a comprehensive victory over Ireland, India are brimming with confidence and momentum. Meanwhile, Pakistan will be looking to rebound from their defeat to co-hosts and World Cup debutants USA by triumphing over their biggest rival in the sport.Speaking on Star Sports, Kaif remarked that while Virat is a threat to every team, he will need to moderate his aggression against Pakistan.Notably, in the last match against Ireland, Kohli stepped out of his crease to play a big shot but was dismissed for just one run off five balls.T20 World Cup 2024: Points Table | Schedule"Forg...